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difference

noun /ˈdifrəns/
what makes one thing unlike another
der Unterschied
I can’t see any difference between these two pictures It doesn’t make any difference to me whether you go or stay There’s not much difference between them.
an act of differing, especially a disagreement
die Meinungsverschiedenheit
We had a difference of opinion Have they settled their differences? (= Have they stopped arguing?).
the amount by which one quantity or number is greater than another
die Differenz
If you buy it for me I’ll give you $6 now and make up the difference later.
different adjective (often with from) not the same
verschieden
These gloves are not a pair – they’re different My ideas are different from his.
differentiate /-ˈrenʃieit/ verb to see or be able to tell a difference (between)
unterscheiden zwischen
It’s difficult to differentiate between the two birds because they look very similar.
(with between) to treat differently
einen Unterschied machen
She does not differentiate between her two children although one is adopted.
differentiation noun
die Unterscheidung
different is followed by from (not than).
(Definition of difference from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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